iOS 6 update for Apple TV enhances icons

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When we start looking towards the iOS 6 update for Apple TV there are a few features most of us have in-mind already, but one enhancement that most of us agree on is the need for native Apple TV apps, which has eluded users to date. Today we have some details on a slight change coming to iOS 6 on Apple TV, and this involves the layout of default apps.

The latest beta of iOS 6 is showing the ability to customize the layout of icons on Apple TV, which some of you might have wanted in a different order but lacked the ability to move them in the past. When we use our Apple TV there are a number of default apps we don’t use, and some we value more like Netflix, so this change will allow us to put the most important icons first. If you own an iPhone or iPad then you are used to this reorder feature, so it seems like a natural update that should have been there from the start, but we guess is coming now considering the growing list of default apps.

We expect this new icon feature to be enhanced before iOS 6 for Apple TV is released to the public, although you can see a video below this article, which shows how it works in the current beta. Take a look and let us know if this is something you would use on your Apple TV?

Apple’s next major iOS update is shaping up nicely and with each beta update, beta 2 released a few days ago, we get to see new features and the software getting fine-tuned. Recent improvements include Yelp check-ins on the new Apple maps for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Some layout improvements for iOS 6 are also signaling a way to support the new screen size for iPhone 5, which is expected this Fall. There are still some issues users are having with the current iOS 5.0.2, and this means a few more updates under the iOS 5 build are yet to come.

Do you welcome the ability to move icons on Apple TV?

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